Calculate the Value of $1,500 in 1979

What is $1.5k in 1979 worth in today's money?
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$5,771
Adjusted for inflation, $1,500 in 1979 is equal to $5,771 in 2021.
Annual inflation over this period was 3.26%.
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How much is $1,500 in 1979 dollars worth?
Year Equivalent
2021 $5,771
2020 $5,694
2019 $5,566
2018 $5,462
2017 $5,349
2016 $5,241
2015 $5,203
2014 $5,164
2013 $5,087
2012 $5,000
2011 $4,856
2010 $4,785
2009 $4,658
2008 $4,654
2007 $4,471
2006 $4,360
2005 $4,216
2004 $4,083
2003 $4,008
2002 $3,915
2001 $3,855
2000 $3,729
1999 $3,631
1998 $3,574
1997 $3,514
1996 $3,401
1995 $3,317
Year Equivalent
1994 $3,230
1993 $3,144
1992 $3,055
1991 $2,965
1990 $2,794
1989 $2,670
1988 $2,557
1987 $2,448
1986 $2,422
1985 $2,333
1984 $2,244
1983 $2,162
1982 $2,083
1981 $1,912
1980 $1,699
1979 $1,500
1978 $1,376
1977 $1,290
1976 $1,230
1975 $1,150
1974 $1,024
1973 $942
1972 $911
1971 $882
1970 $835
1969 $787
1968 $751
Year Equivalent
1967 $729
1966 $705
1965 $691
1964 $685
1963 $674
1962 $665
1961 $660
1960 $651
1959 $640
1958 $629
1957 $612
1956 $594
1955 $592
1954 $596
1953 $592
1952 $587
1951 $554
1950 $523
1949 $534
1948 $518
1947 $476
1946 $403
1945 $394
1944 $386
1943 $374
1942 $343
1941 $312
Year Equivalent
1940 $310
1939 $310
1938 $319
1937 $310
1936 $306
1935 $297
1934 $292
1933 $290
1932 $323
1931 $357
1930 $381
1929 $379
1928 $383
1927 $392
1926 $397
1925 $383
1924 $383
1923 $374
1922 $383
1921 $430
1920 $419
1919 $366
1918 $304
1917 $257
1916 $228
1915 $224
1914 $222